Articles by Loretta Race

Watch Chad Le Clos Hold Off Dressel In Men’s 100 Fly Final

South Africa’s Chad Le Clos earned a hard-fought gold in tonight’s 100 fly, beating out America’s Caeleb Dressel in the process.

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Race Video: Prigoda’s 2:00.16 200 Breast World Record Stunner

Watch Russia’s Kirill Prigoda make history in the men’s 200m breaststroke.

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British Stars Take On Ontario Athletes At Swim England Winter C’ships

With just 3 British stars in Ben Proud, Georgia Davies and Mark Szaranek competing in Hangzhou at the FINA Short Course World Championships, most of the English contingency is available to race at the Swim England Winter Championships this weekend. That includes powerhouse athletes such as James Guy, Sarah Vasey, Molly Renshaw and James Wilby.

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Christou Produces Greek National Record In 50 Backstroke

22-year-old Apostolos Christou fired off a new Greek National Record in the men’s 50m backstroke tonight in Hangzhou.

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Darragh Greene Torches 11-Year-Old 200 Breaststroke Irish Record

2018 FINA SHORT COURSE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS Tuesday, December 11th – Sunday, December 16th Hangzhou, China Tennis Centre, Hangzhou Olympic &…

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Ashby Keeps On Grinding With 100 IM NZ National Record

Bradlee Ashby of New Zealand may not be walking away with medals around his neck, but the 23-year-old is still making his presence known at these Short Course World Championships.

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Dylan Carter Crushes Trinidad & Tobago 50 Back Mark

Former USC Trojan standout Dylan Carter cracked a new Trinidad & Tobago National Record in the men’s 50m backstroke semi-finals tonight in Hangzhou.

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Shane Ryan Becomes First Irishman Under 23.0 In 50 Back

After lowering his own Irish NR in the men’s 50m back, Shane Ryan stated, “I have a lane, I have an opportunity, I’ll just go swim and enjoy it.”

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27-Year-Old Orsi Busts Out Italian Record In 100 IM

27-year-old Marco Orsi is keeping his medal hopes alive in Hangzhou, notching a new Italian NR in the 100 IM.

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Off The Podium, But Metella Still Lowers Own 100 Fly French Record

While competing in tonight’s final of the men’s 100m butterfly, Frenchman Mehdy Metella crushed a new National Record en route to 4th place.

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Race Video: American Women’s 4×50 Medley Relay Clocks World Record

The women’s 4x50m medley relay World Record went down tonight, courtesy of Americans Olivia Smoliga, Katie Meili, Kelsi Worrell and Mallory Comerford.

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Watch Pieroni Outside-Smoke His Way To 200 Free Gold In Hangzhou

Lane 8 was just a means to an end for American Blake Pieroni in tonight’s 200m freestyle at the Short Course World Championships.

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Race Video: Murphy Vs Xu Vs Kolesnikov In Men’s 100 Back

American Ryan Murphy hit the wall just .03 ahead of runner-up Xu Jiayu in tonight’s men’s 100m backstroke final at the Short Course World Championships.

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Watch Cameron Van Der Burgh Win Gold In One Of His Last Races Ever

In his most recent race before announcing his impending retirement, South African Olympic gold medalist Cameron van der Burgh showed the world why he’s been on top for so long.

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Horton, Campbell Sisters, Larkin Reveal Their Toughest Sets Ever

Ever tried a 4k IM on for size? Mitch Larkin of Australia has! Check out what he and some of his elite Aussie teammates reveal as their toughest sets ever!

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